Dr. Barbara Minkowitz, MD

Dr. Barbara Minkowitz, MD

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Barbara Minkowitz, MD is a pediatric orthopedic surgery specialist in Morristown, NJ and has been practicing for 24 years. She graduated from New York Medical College in 1987 and specializes in pediatric orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.

261 James St Ste 3C

Morristown, NJ 07960

Contact Information

(973) 206-1033

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid of New Jersey
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Clavicle Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Shoulder Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Broken Arm
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Minkowitz "I specialize in providing patients with the highest level of care, combined with the most advanced approaches in a comfortable, patient friendly setting. You will experience a different sophisticated approach. I believe in exceeding our patients? expectations each day, by providing comprehensive evaluation and treatments that help them achieve their individual goals."

3  Specialties

  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

104  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Clubfoot
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Deformity
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Tendonitis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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47  Procedures

  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • ACL Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Barnard College, Columbia University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Maimonides Hosp & Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Children's Healthcare Of Atlan
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Maimonides Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Scottish Rite Children's Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Minkowitz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Minkowitz's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Minkowitz to family and friends
34 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

  • 5
    (26)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Minkowitz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Great physician. Takes time and explains in detail about condition and plan of care.
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Dr. Minkowitz is the absolute best. My son had cactus feet, which was very painful for him. He also could not walk right and hobbled when he tried to run. Dr. Minkowitz operated on both his feet one year apart. Now my son can wear shoes comfortably, walk straight, and run like a normal little boy....more
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Dr Minkowitz is one of the most skilled doctors I've ever met. My daughter is a dancer and had pain in her feet from significant problems with her plantar fascia. Dr Minkowitz immediately was able to diagnose and treat her non-invasively, effectively and creatively by casting her to mold her feet....more
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My 6 year old broke both her radius and ulna. We were told most likely surgery by the orthopedic at the ER. Dr. Minkowitz managed to reset her arm and it healed beautifully. This was critical, being my daughter is a competitive gymnast. She is back in the gym and better than ever.
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We met Dr. Minkowitz in pre-op after our 13 year old son sustained two severe fractures with compromised circulation to his foot. It was an urgent situation and he was rushed into surgery. Dr. Minkowitz restored circulation and repaired the fractures with two pins which were later removed. No...more
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